Leeds Combination League - Lee Turner on target as HT Sports turn up the heat at the top

HT Sports maintained their two-point cushion at the top of the Leeds Combination League’s Jubilee Premier with a 5-1 triumph at second-bottom Kippax Sundays.

Wednesday, 14th April 2021, 6:00 am
Max Bullard heads in the opening goal in North Leodis' 6-0 Leeds Combination Division 4 win at Headingley Rovers Res. Picture: Steve Riding.

Lee Turner was in a terrific goalscoring frame of mind and ended the game with four with sub’ Ashley Crowther also chipping in. Second-placed Main Line Social refuse to be derailed in their attempt to reel in the leaders, and posted a 4-0 win at Whitkirk Wanderers Sunday, courtesy of goals from Joe Cryer, Matty Dalton, Mark Ferguson and Luke Kitson.

Social also have a couple of games in hand over HT Sports.

Fourth-placed Bardsey Sunday also have games to make up and they went the right way about their business last Sunday with a 3-0 win over Colton, currently sistting fifth on the ladder. Sebastian Brownrigg, Joel Deacey and Jordan Deacey netted for Bardsey. Leeds Met FC secured sixth spot by edging out third-placed, title-hopefuls Kirkstall Crusaders 3-2. Sheldon White, Jack Prentice and Ben Holmes bagged the goals for the hosts.

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Nathan Powell, of North Leodis, scores from the penalty spot in the 6-0 win over Headingley Rovers Res. Picture: Steve Riding.

Runaway Division 1 leaders Wykebeck Arms resumed where they left off - with a 7-0 win over second-placed Hunslet Club Sundays First.

Jordan Walker posted a hat-trick with the four other goals coming via Elliott Harris, Corey Hartfield, Curtis Ryan and Taylor Starkey.

The pick of the games in Division 2 was cellar dwellers Republica Internatinale’s spirited encounter with fourth-placed visitors, Harehills WMC.

The Clubmen eventually won it, 6-3, thanks to four goals from Barnaby Foster and a brace by Daniel Marcinkowski, but Republica refused to be shaken off and were rewarded with goals, scored by Josh Bayat and Jack Smith (2).

Substitute Nathan Lally scored the final goal in North Leodis' 6-0 win over Headingley Rovers Res. Picture: Steve Riding.

In Division 3, second-placed Little London showed bottom club Farnley Rangers no mercy.

Little London maintained their 100 per cent win record in the division - eight from eight - with a 6-0 victory, achieved with goals from Ashley Anderson, Scott Jones, Macca McBurney, Ryan Mills and substitute Tesfa Walton.

In Division 4, 10-man leaders North Leodis made it 10 wins in as many games, beating Headingley Rovers Res 6-0, courtesy of goals by Maximillian Ballard (2), Patrick Bibby, Daniel Green, Nathan Powell (pen) and sub’ Nathan Lally.

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